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August 08, 2012

Wall Street and the Mismanagement of Software

How Knight Capital becomes a knight errant when it came to software design and delivery.

April 26, 2012

Java 7u4, JavaFX 2.1, and NetBeans 7.1.2

Garbage First (G1) garbage collector, Mac support, a brand new JVM implementation, and more goodies.

March 01, 2012

Information Storage and Retrieval: From MEDLARS to Twitter

Each decade, technology breakthroughs update our lexicon with new words and phrases.


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Dr. Dobb's Archive

On this site is archived all the content from Dr. Dobb's that was published on the Web through December 31, 2014.

Working with Azure DocumentDB: SQL & NoSQL Together

Updating and deleting documents, creating queries, and managing query results in Microsoft's new NoSQL database-as-a-service.

Azure DocumentDB: Working with Microsoft's NoSQL Database in the Cloud

Coding for the new NoSQL JSON database service that supports SQL queries.

Portability and Extensibility via Layered Product Design

Designing products in clearly separated layers makes it possible to consign non-portable code to low-level APIs — simplifying both portability and future extensibility.

iOS Data Storage: Core Data vs. SQLite

A sample application tests the benefits and drawbacks of each.

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A Datacenter Operating System For Data Developers

With a DCOS, developers and operators no longer need to focus on individual virtual or physical machines

Developer Preview of CouchDB 2.0 Document Database

Horizontal scalability and distributed workloads

Impact Analysis In Microsoft SQL Server

DBmaestro Teamwork Version 4 arrives

McObject Burgers Up For Python Pickles

IMDBS uses Python alongside eXtremeDB's dynamic database definition language (DDL) capability

Salesforce.com Introduces Heroku DX

Heroku Button, Heroku Dashboard + Metrics and Heroku Postgres DbX

Couchbase's NoSQL Spring Investment Plan

Couchbase Spring Data Couchbase Integration arrives

JetBrains PhpStorm 8 Supports PHP 5.6

Deepest-ever code understanding plus support for Drupal 8 and WordPress

Watson Discovery Advisor Cloud Service

IBM's Watson Discovery Advisor is being used by researchers to rapidly analyze and test hypotheses using data in millions of scientific papers.

Graph APIs From Whitepages PRO

Developers can enrich applications with identity verification and validation elements

Free EnterpriseDB Agile NoSQL Development

Free quick-start preconfiguration of Postgres with tools for web 2.0 apps

Events of Interest

December 11-12. Washington, D.C. ModevCon

March 2-6, 2015 London, UK. QCon London

March 5-8, 2015. Recife, Brazil. Tropical Ruby

March 17-19, 2015. Boston, MA. O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference

March 23-24, 2015. Palo Alto, CA. Evans Data's 11th Annual Developer Relations Conference

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

April 27-30, 2015. Baltimore, MD. 11th Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

May 12-14, 2015. Zaragoza, Spain.Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015

Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit